Noonan syndrome is a genetically transmitted autosomal dominant disorder characterized by various anatomic anomalies and pathophysiologic derangements. Associated anomalies include hyperthelorism, ptosis, micrognathia, downward sloping palpebral fissures, low-set ears, abnormal helix of ear, deeply grooved philtrum, short and/ or webbed neck, low hairline and cervical vertebral anomalies. Patients with Noonan syndrome are known to present with challenging airways. Tracheal intubation can be difficult because of airway and cervical vertebral anomalies and bag mask ventilation may be difficult because of asymmetrical face. We present a case of anesthetic management for Noonan syndrome.
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